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WELCOME FROM THE EDITORS
Jan 01 2017 by 0 2013 0

The editors-in-chief of this journal provide a welcome to our new journal, International Journal on Innovations in Online Education (IJIOE). The background of each editor is also provided.

MOOCs AS AN INNOVATIVE PEDAGOGICAL DESIGN LABORATORY
Jan 01 2017 by Whitney Kilgore, Maha Al‐Freih 0 4076 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2016015210

Increased demand for online learning options coupled with the pace of the evolution of technology and pedagogy has necessitated growth in the quality and quantity of facilitation training for online faculty to support effective educational ...

WORKING THE BACKCHANNEL: ANALYSIS OF A LITERACY ORGANIZATION'S CONFERENCE HASHTAG
Nov 29 2017 by Peggy Semingson, Henry Anderson, Elizabeth Powers, Pete Smith 0 2737 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2017019979

Can social network analysis (SNA) combined with natural language processing (NLP) provide greater insights into complex online discussions? Using this combined approach, these researchers worked to better understand the complex roles and ...

SHARING A PRAGMATIC NETWORKED MODEL FOR OPEN PEDAGOGY: THE OPEN HUB MODEL OF KNOWLEDGE GENERATION IN HIGHER-EDUCATION ENVIRONMENTS
Feb 01 2019 by Lee Graham, Verena Roberts 0 3836 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019029340

We outline a model for innovative online practice called the open hub model of knowledge generation in higher-education environments. Following from models such as communities of inquiry, communities of practice, and learning in the collective, we ...

LEARNING IN CROWDSOURCED ENVIRONMENTS: WHERE ARE WE GOING AND HOW DO WE GET THERE?
Mar 18 2019 by Manasa Rath, Chirag Shah 0 1441 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019029899

Internet users have many tools and options to fulfill their online information needs, for purposes such as routine decision-making and online learning. One such option is "learning from the crowd", in a crowdsourced environment through the ...

BOOTSTRAPPING A UNIVERSITY—THE CASE OF THE VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY OF PAKISTAN
Oct 24 2017 by Naveed A. Malik 0 2950 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2017021169

Faced with a growing young population and having limited capacity in its conventional universities, Pakistan had to think of outside-of-the-box solutions. A compounding factor was the acute shortage of qualified faculty. A virtual university was ...

CRYPTOCOLLEGE: HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN REIMAGINE HIGHER EDUCATION
Nov 27 2018 by J. David Judd 0 1994 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018028746

Blockchain is a relatively new technology that holds the promise to reimagine the future of higher education. The first commercial use of blockchain was born in the financial industry with the inception of Bitcoin, opening many new ways to conduct ...

A CASE FOR USING SWIVL FOR DIGITAL OBSERVATION IN AN ONLINE OR BLENDED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Nov 29 2018 by Selina McCoy, Aoife Lynam, Mary Kelly 0 3408 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018028647

This paper examines the use of digital video in order to enhance professional development for online and blended learning programs in higher education, with particular reference to initial teacher education (ITE). While digital observation in the ...

ANYWHERE-ANYTIME ENGINEERING EDUCATION IN A COMPLETE UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM
Apr 24 2020 by John M. Long 0 509 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2020033158

Increasingly, many STEM schools are interested in offering their educational programs online. They struggle with several difficulties associated with online education: the structure of programs and individual courses, communication among students ...

CREATING A LEARNING COMMUNITY AND BUILDING ENGAGEMENT IN ONLINE ENGINEERING COURSES USING ACTIVE LEARNING INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES AND EDTECH TOOLS
Mar 27 2020 by Sarah Hoyt, N. David Theodore, Terry L. Alford 0 450 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2020032594

Research widely agrees that student engagement can have positive impacts on student learning and achievement. Many institutions have adopted best practices designed to enhance engagement in the classroom in response to the growing research that ...

PREFACE: ONLINE ENGINEERING EDUCATION
Mar 13 2020 by John M. Long 0 398 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2020034018

With pleasure I present this special issue "Online Engineering Education" for the International Journal on Innovations in Online Education. My sincere thanks go to all the contributors, reviewers, chief editors, and the publisher.

TOWARD A ROAD MAP FOR SCALABLE ADVANCED LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS (SALES)
Jun 19 2019 by Robert S. Kadel, Yakut Gazi, Stephen Harmon, Ashok Goel, Troy Courville 0 2123 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019030903

Fifty-five educators from around the country convened on the Georgia Tech campus in November 2018 to discuss the concept of scalable advanced learning ecosystems (SALEs) (Kadel, R.S., Finding the Right Wavelength: Scalable Advanced Learning ...

FROM SCIENCE PROGRAM CONVENERS TO SCIENCE PROGRAM DEVELOPERS: AN ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR RURAL LIBRARIANS
Mar 13 2019 by Karen Brown, Karen Gareis, Meighan Maloney, Daniel Rockmore 0 1344 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019029711

Pushing the Limits is an NSF-funded project designed to bring accessible STEM-based programming to adult audiences in rural communities as well as enhance the self-efficacy of the resident librarians as informal science learning (ISL) ...

DESIGNING ONLINE SUPPORT GUIDES FOR LIBRARIANS MANAGING STEM MAKER ACTIVITIES
Mar 06 2019 by Aubrey Rogowski, Mimi Recker, Victor R. Lee 0 1457 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2019029566

Libraries are increasingly offering activities and programs that engage youth in science, technology, engineering, and math–rich "Making". However, many librarians do not have access to necessary training, resources, or relevant content knowledge ...

FINDING THE RIGHT WAVELENGTH: SCALABLE ADVANCED LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS
Nov 27 2018 by Robert S. Kadel 0 2103 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018028943

Postsecondary education is now largely a requirement for entry into the middle class, but costs are causing traditional college and university programs to be increasingly out of reach for many. The Georgia Institute of Technology has had success ...

EDITOR’S NOTE: BLOSSOMS, PROJECT-BASED LEARNING AND ONLINE EDUCATION
Jul 30 2018 by John R. Bourne, Donald Z. Spicer, A. Frank Mayadas 0 1200 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.v2.i1.50

Editor's Note by Cammarata and Larson, titled "Project-Based Methods for Assessment of Active Learning STEM Video Lessons" in this issue.

PROJECT-BASED METHODS FOR ASSESSMENT OF ACTIVE LEARNING STEM VIDEO LESSONS
Jul 23 2018 by Louis V. Cammarata, Richard C. Larson 0 2672 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018026526

A comprehensive STEM education for students is meant to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, collaboration, and self-directed learning. These are the main objectives of the BLOSSOMS Initiative (Blended Open-Source Science Or Math ...

WHAT IS GDPR AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?
Apr 24 2018 by Donald Z. Spicer 0 1325 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018026049

This is an Editor's Note on the implications of the European Union's GDPR regulation on online education

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT FOR ONLINE LEARNING USING A COGNITIVE APPRENTICESHIP MODEL
Apr 02 2018 by Andrew Wiss, Julie A. DeLoia, Laurie Posey, Noemi Waight, Leonard Friedman 0 2896 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2018025705

This study examined the experiences and perceptions of a group of sixteen faculty members who participated in a comprehensive faculty development process for online teaching and learning developed using a cognitive apprenticeship theoretical ...

DISTINGUISHING INNOVATIONS THAT CAN MAKE ONLINE PROGRAMS BETTER AND ALSO MORE MARKETABLE
Jul 25 2017 by Stephen C. Ehrmann, Julie A. DeLoia 0 2211 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2017018581

For an online program to say that "our quality is as good as on campus" is not very useful if potential students have never heard of the campus. It seem likely, however, that online degree programs could develop distinguishing features that are both ...

A NEW JOURNAL? WHY?
Jan 01 2017 by 0 2173 0
DOI: 10.1615/IntJInnovOnlineEdu.2016015516

This article addresses the question of why a new journal about innovations in online education has been started.

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